Monday 12 October 2015


            He was a Soviet Jewish writer on pedagogical topics, the author of textbooks and a translator.  Among his books: Arbets kinder (Labor’s children), a reader (together with Y. Bakst) (Moscow, 1928); Shprakh, arbetbukh farn 2tn lernyor (Language, workbook for the second school year) (Moscow: Central Publ., 1928), 104 pp., with A. Zaretski and others; Yunger erdarbeter (Young farmer) (Moscow-Minsk: Central Publ., 1930), 104 pp.; Yidn af erd (Jews on the earth), “for students at the first level” (with M. Grinberg) (Moscow-Kharkov-Minsk, 1930), 136 pp.; Konferents (Conference), “of the Al. K. P. (B) [All-Soviet Communist Party, Bolsheviks] in the form of questions and answers” (together with Shekhtman, Gutman, and Shadir).  He also translated books into Yiddish from Russian, especially textbooks.  Biographical information remains unknown.

[Additional information from: Berl Kagan, comp., Leksikon fun yidish-shraybers (Biographical dictionary of Yiddish writers) (New York, 1986), col. 179.]

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